A stay in Mai Chau is more rural and offers a feeling of peace and freedom. Here, villages of ethnic groups are in the middle of lush paddy fields and green mountains. You can choose from a traditional homestay where you learn more about the local traditions or a lodge, where you experience a lot of comfort.
Mai Chau Tour Itineraries
The homestays, lodges and resorts in Mai Chau are spread over two villages Lac and Pom Coong, and a number of them are further hidden in the verdant valley.
Most of the homestays in Mai Chau are run by local families of ethnic White Thai minorities. These people live in traditional stilt houses and staying in their house offers a unique opportunity to learn about their authentic culture and traditions.
As you prefer more comfort choose your stay in a resort or lodge. A number of lodges and resorts are quite luxurious, with swimming pools and bungalow houses. There is one resort on Hoa Binh lakeside that offer breathtaking views of the water.
Below are some of the best accommodation in Mai Chau.
Peaceful and green Mai Chau valley – Photo credit @amasiatravel
Hao Son Homestay
Hao Son Homestay is located in the Na Phon Commune with a peaceful view overlooking the rice fields and the beautiful mountains in the background.
The homestay keeps the traditional design of Thai ethnic people. Clean and peaceful are good points. And you will feel warm with friendly, hospitable staff. They also are good trekking guides.
Idyllic Mai Chau Valley – Photo credit Hao Son Homestay
Little Mai Chau Homestay
There are bungalow style rooms with a beautiful view of mountains and rice fields. The homestay’s design is quite simple, wood floor and thatched roof.
Rooms have nice wooden furniture and traditional decor. In the morning, you can catch the sunlight from a large window and balcony. The family who runs the property are friendly and helpful, and they cook a great variety of both meat dishes and vegetarian dishes, which are very delicious.
Little Mai Chau Homestay – Photo credit @Little Mai Chau Homestay
Meadow Mai Chau Homestay
Meadow Mai Chau Homestay is conveniently located beside the terrace rice field. The homestay is another idea for Mai Chau vacation. You could enjoy coffee and drop yourself in a peaceful natural space along with the gentle and harmonious life rhythms of the local people. Its owners are Thai ethnic people so you will have good local cuisine in the open air restaurant.
Meadow Mai Chau Homestay – Photo credit Meadow Mai Chau Homestay
Mai Chau Countryside Homestay
Mai Chau Countryside Homestay is in Pom Coong Village, 800 m from Mai Chau Town. The homestay consists of a large stilt house and 5 private bungalows overlooking paddy fields. The bungalows are made of natural materials from bamboo, cork, and palm leaves, creating a rustic, simple and nature-friendly feeling. Here, you like to enjoy Asian and European breakfast and bar by night. The homestay is a good place to relax as it is surrounded by flowers and trees, beside a small pond and wood bridge leading to bungalows.
Mai Chau Countryside Homestay – Photo credit Mai Chau Countryside Homestay
Avana Retreat is perfect choice for those who want to stay in the natural environment. The retreat is a unique one with steep hills and waterfalls running through.
Simulated on ethnic stilt houses, 36 villas lie on the mountainside. The retreat is hidden in forests, rice fields and the vast valley so you could feel the fresh air and the sounds of nature here.
The retreat also has a spa in the cool forest where you feel the sounds of waterfalls and the sense of trees and flowers all around. And it is so unforgettable vacation with dining experience using fresh, local ingredients or trekking in the jungle, conquering the river and mountains.
Avana Retreat, Mai Chau – Photo credit Avana Retreat
Mai Chau Ecolodge
The resort is located peacefully between dreamy rice fields and mountains with a fresh and cool atmosphere. The resort has 43 bedrooms designed in the style of a Thai stilt house. The room’s balcony is overlooking the immense rice fields.
The restaurants offer high standard of food using fresh vegetables and herbs from their own garden, ensuring a healthy and delightful dining experience. The lodge has excellent facilities including a swimming pool, a red brick spa room and a panorama bar.
Bedroom in Mai Chau Ecolodge – Photo credit Mai Chau Ecolodge
Mai Chau Hideaway Lake Resort
Mai Chau Hideaway Lake Resort – Photo credit Mai Chau Hideaway Lake Resort
Mai Chau Sunrise Village
It is the ideal place to stay in Mai Chau if you like the sunrise from your room every morning. Sunrise Village Resort is a special one that backs to the rocky mountain and in front of a vast rice field. Rooms are spacious and decorated with Thai patterns and brocades. High-class furniture and full amenities (air conditioning, shower, wifi) will make you feel right at home.
Mai Chau Sunrise Village bedroom – Photo credit Mai Chau Sunrise Village
Sol Bungalows Resort
Sol offers visitors a unique experience with many activities like rafting on the stream, camp firing, trekking, sightseeing by bike, team building and outdoor F&B. After one day outdoor, you could find refresh in the 200 m2 swimming pool and enjoy outdoor F&B by the pool. Sol Bungalows’ space is a mixture of green trees and rice fields so let’s have peace of mind and interesting travel experiences.
Sol Bungalows Resort, Mai Chau – Photo credit Sol Bungalows Resort